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Preventing vehicle theft

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Johns Taco, Jan 12, 2011.

  1. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:45 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco [OP] I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    What are people doing to keep vehicle thieves at bay?
     
  2. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:49 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Garage FTW.
     
  3. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:49 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    ^ x2.
     
  4. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    NetMonkey

    NetMonkey Well-Known Member

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    Toytec Ultimate Lift @ 3", Mickey Thompson MTZ's 285/75/16, Moto Metal 955b, rear 2" ALL, Marlin Crawler sliders
    [​IMG]

    oh wait... not IN the bay :)
     
  5. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    I saw this guy walk out of his car with his steering wheel in hand. I was like... wtf? Funny stuff. Alarm for me. I guess if worse case scenario I get Low Jacked activated. Hope it doesn't come to that.
     
  6. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:53 PM
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    Sullyman

    Sullyman Crusty ole' conservative fart

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    NRA sticker in back window...
     
  7. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    Yota Newb

    Yota Newb Well-Known Member

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    I have full coverage and GAP insurance...come take it, I don't care;)
     
  8. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:55 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    They'll probably break in to steal your gun.
     
  9. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:56 PM
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    747

    747 function > form

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    moral hazard
     
  10. Jan 12, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    A7XTaco

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    [​IMG]

    I'm not really sure its the norm though...

    Gets kinda chilly out this time of year. :D
     
  11. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    brettb

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    Well... There would definitely not be much of the guy who is stealing it!:D

    But... There wouldn't be much of your truck either...:pout:
     
  12. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    radioactivemint

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    I smear lambs blood above the doors.
     
  13. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    solus

    solus HOME!!!

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  14. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Johns Taco

    Johns Taco [OP] I'm not 4x4, and have an open diff. So i'm 4x1

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    Wow, this has been really informative. Thanks :bored:
     
  15. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    A7XTaco

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    ^^^ Are you the one who bombed my truck the other day?

    I have you know I had to go wash the explosives residue off my paint after the dust settled!
     
  16. Jan 12, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    radioactivemint

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    There's not much you can really do. Get an alarm, park under light and by the front doors of the shops you're visiting when you can, and get good insurance. If a knowledgable criminal really wants your vehicle, he's going to be able to take it without much problem.

    There are also GPS tracking systems, for recovery purposes.
     
  17. Jan 12, 2011 at 10:14 PM
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    joes06tacoma

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    Mine has the factory security keys just as all the v6s do. I am sure someone somewhere knows how to defeat the system, but by then they would just bring a tow truck or trailer. You could put in a fuel pump kill switch to slow them down I suppose. I don't think alarms do much unless you can hear it yourself and run outside.
     
  18. Jan 12, 2011 at 10:23 PM
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    ppham444

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    Why kill an innocent lamb for its blood to smear when you get some on a monthly basis from your wife or gf? :thumbsup:
     
  19. Jan 12, 2011 at 10:29 PM
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    DonnoD

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    wow! thats pretty sick haha
     
  20. Jan 12, 2011 at 11:09 PM
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    ROCKSLINGER

    ROCKSLINGER Zombie Response Team

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    I just read in 4wdtoyotaowner magazine that Grant makes a removable steering wheel for 2nd gen toyota. I wouldnt risk not having my air bag over my truck getting stolen.

    This is my vote!!
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